Remember Helen Keller on her birthday 2014


Helen Keller was born June 27, 1880.

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3 Responses to Remember Helen Keller on her birthday 2014

  1. Debra says:

    Good point. At least the Library of Congress mentioned her. haha

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  2. Ed Darrell says:

    I wonder whether ACLU and NAACP have Tweets out. A larger-than-life character, for sure.

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  3. Debra says:

    Helen Keller has so many achievements I have to wonder why the Library of Congress chose that lame fact to tweet except that maybe they want to it perpetuate the myth that she was a victim. Rather than show her as a person of agency she is described as a student. And Bell’s name is mentioned twice on a tweet that is supposed to celebrate her birthday. Keller was a founder of the ACLU, a supporter of the NAACP and worked and spoke tirelessly for labor, feminist, suffragette and pacifist movements. Not to mention her advocacy for the disabled. Library of Congress fail.

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